Improving land care in West Africa.

L. Stroosnijder

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Rainfed agriculture in the West African Sahel is in transition between shifting cultivation based on renewable resources and more permanent farming with addition of external inputs. Some important issues concerning this agricultural development including the aspect of land degradation, are shortly described
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-13
JournalLEISA : ILEIA newsletter for low-external-input and sustainable agriculture
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1994


  • indigenous knowledge
  • pampas
  • rural development
  • rural planning
  • sahel
  • semiarid zones
  • socioeconomics
  • steppes
  • sustainability
  • economic planning

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